What is this product?
Mucopain 0.2 % Gel is an effective numbing medicine used before surgical procedures. It blocks nerve signals from a specific part of the body to the brain. It is categorized as a local anesthetic medicine. It is used to reduce pain or discomfort caused by minor skin irritations, sore throat, sunburn, teething pain, vaginal or rectal irritation, ingrown toenails, hemorrhoids, and many other sources of minor pain on the body surface.
What is it usually prescribed for?
- Local anesthesia
- Pain and irritation
- As an Anesthetic
This medicine is used to numb a specific area of the body to reduce pain and discomfort caused by surgical or other invasive medical procedures.
This medicine is used to relieve pain, swelling, and discomfort associated with conditions like sunburn, insect bites, minor cuts, scratches, and burns.
This medicine is used to relieve pain, itching, and discomfort caused by hemorrhoids.
Mucopain® Gel (Benzocaine) is used short term to relieve pain from minor mouth problems (such as toothache, canker sores, sore gums/throat, mouth/gum injury). It is a local anesthetic that works by numbing the painful area.
How to use this product?
Follow all directions on the product package. If your doctor has prescribed this medication, use it as directed. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Do not use this medication more than 4 times a day unless directed by your doctor. Allow medication to stay on painful area for at least 1 minute before spitting out or rinsing the mouth. Do not use large amounts of this drug or use more often than directed because the risk for serious side effects (including rarely fatal methemoglobinemia) will increase. Avoid getting this medication in the eyes. Stop using this medication and tell your doctor if your sore throat is severe or if it lasts for more than 2 days, or if your sore mouth symptoms last more than 7 days, or if you have a fever, headache, rash, swelling, nausea, or vomiting. You may have a serious medical problem that may require different treatment. If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.
What should you know before using this medication?
Before using benzocaine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other “caine” anesthetics (such as procaine) or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product: certain blood disorders (G6PD deficiency, pyruvate kinase deficiency, hemoglobin-M disease, NADH-methemoglobin reductase deficiency), breathing problems (such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, smoking history), heart disease. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). During pregnancy, this product should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is unknown if this product passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
What are the posible side effects?
Major & minor side effects for Mucopain Gel
How to store this medicine?
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.